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Tankard

1916.99 (RS103993)

Description

Pear-shaped pewter tankard with c-shaped scroll handle. Missing lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1600-1700
Inscriptions
"I" (Engraved)
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Places
Yarmouth Port (Yarmouth, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Mug
pewter (tin alloy)
Tankard
tankards
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.99
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
27347

Comments

"tankard" #

AvatarPosted by david kilroy on March 23, 2016
 = an English double-volute measure, ca. 1760-1820, missing its lid

"I" possibly a sealer's mark.